International Profiles

Michael Naguib Abdelmalak

The MAX phase research and publications of Professor Michel Barsoum and his team at Drexel over the last 15 years persuaded me to come here, and it was a happy coincidence that Dr. Tamer El-Raghy, who was the first student who worked with Prof. Barsoum on MAX phases, got his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the same school where I got mine, Cairo University. read more »

Shan Cheng

Studying abroad is a precise experience where you can learn a lot of things that you have never learned before. However, it is important to know what the plan of your future career is and what you expect to get before applying for a degree and choosing a university. read more »

Svetlana Dimovski

I would never be where I am now if it was not for school and the experience that goes with it. read more »

Ziyin Huang

Since it’s not feasible for all international students to visit the campus in the US before applying, when you have questions about anything related to the programs or admission in general, email the admissions office or the department. Also, if you would like to know something from a current student's perspective, there are peer mentors in the college and student organization leaders available to answer questions. read more »

Philipp M. Hunger

My time at Drexel prepared me very well for my post-graduation career. During my time at Drexel, besides my research activity, I taught a lot, which was a great way of learning to explain technical concepts to people who are new to a certain field. read more »

Pelin Kansu

Drexel has a very innovative engineering college, and Philadelphia is a great city. It wasn't hard to choose which university or college to attend. read more »

Marjorie Austero Kiechel

The numerous opportunities and experiences given by Drexel materials coupled with my research advisors' training and advice has greatly equipped me for my post-graduation plans. I'm confident that, after my graduation, I'll be ready to immerse myself in more in-depth interdisciplinary research work. read more »

Riju Singhal

My Ph.D. work has helped me understand how to work in a team and helped me develop independent thinking. My work has also been quite challenging and I have been lucky to meet it with success on a few occasions. read more »

Yujun Xie

I decided to major in materials science and engineering is because materials are everywhere! I like the feeling that, when touching everything around me, I can tell how it is made, why it is made in this way, and how to make it better. read more »